Inland Poetry Presents: Singing the Salmon Home

Singing the Salmon Home

The Palace Gallery is excited to announce it will host a free poetry reading on May 18, from 4 - 6 p.m. PT, for I Sing the Salmon Home: Poems from Washington State (Empty Bowl Press, 2023).

For this unique collection celebrating salmon, 2023 Washington State Poet Laureate and Lummi tribal member Rena Priest gathered poems from more than 150 Washington poets ranging from first graders to tribal elders, all inspired by the Northwest’s beloved, iconic salmon. A diverse chorus of voices, they join together in poems that praise salmon’s heroic journey, beauty, courage, and generosity and witness the threats salmon face from pollution, dams and warming ocean

This event is free and open to all.